|Station Crew Discusses Life in Space with South Carolina Students|
International Space Station Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank and Flight Engineer Don Pettit discussed how they live and work on the orbital outpost with students at the Crayton Middle School in Columbia, S.C., during an in-flight educational event on Feb. 15, 2012.
Keywords: What -- Columbia
|Shuttle Astronaut Bill Lenoir Dies|
Former NASA astronaut William 'Bill' Lenoir, who flew aboard the first operational flight of space shuttle Columbia in November 1982, died on Saturday, August 28 from head injuries suffered during a bicycle accident two days earlier. He was 71. Lenoir served as a mission specialist on STS-5 which became known as the "We Deliver" mission. Two commercial communications satellites were successfully deployed from the orbiter's cargo bay...
Keywords: What -- STS-5; What -- Columbia
|NASA Day of Remembrance|
NASA Day of Remembrance honors the Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia crews, as well as other members of the NASA family who lost their lives supporting the agency's missions.
Keywords: What -- Challenger; What -- STS-107; What -- Columbia
|Juno to Jupiter on This Week @NASA|
The successful liftoff of the Juno spacecraft from the Kennedy Space Center begins a five-year cruise to the planet Jupiter to investigate the planet's structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere. It will also provide detailed images of Jupiter's surface and capture the first high-resolution views of its poles. Also, possible Martian water flows; Vesta's new look; oxygen in space; and, Columbia debris...
Keywords: What -- Apollo 15; What -- Columbia; Where -- Sofia; Where -- Jupiter